LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS ITEMS.


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The Rev. H. J. ALLEN, the newly appointed rector preached in Moresby Parish
Church for the first time on Sunday to large congregations.


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W. H. VICKERS, who recently returned from Canada, has been articled as a
farm pupil to Mr. William WALKER, Abbey Farm, St. Bees.


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Father BRUNO will give an organ recital at St. Begh's Catholic Church on
Tuesday evening, in aid of the Infirmary.


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A meeting of the creditors of Mr. Hy CROSS, of Lowther-street, is to be held
at Mr. ATTER's office, tomorrow, (Friday) evening.


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Thunder was heard for the first time in this district on Friday. The sound
was plain enough, and it appeared to come from the Ennerdale locality.


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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas TYSON, of Ghyll Bank, are at present at Southport, where
Mr. TYSON is deriving much benefit from the change of air.


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Ravenglass railway station contains the most and prettiest flowers of all
the stations on the Furness line. Some of the wall flowers here are simply
splendid.


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A Liverpool publican has been fined 1s and 1s costs for being in possession
of a policeman's baton. He had had it over two years, and kept it in case it
would "come in useful." The article was confiscated.


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Inspector BLANKINSOP, of Millom, who was retired from the police force,
after 26 years service, has just been the recipient of a handsome umbrella, with
inscription, and an illuminated address, in oak frame, subscribed for by the
police under him in the Millom sub-division.


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